|Science & Technology
proposals from Maharashtra
The Ministry of Science
and Technology in the Union Government does not provide financial
assistance to State Governments. However, the Union Government
supports scientific research proposals received from research
& development institutions, universities, voluntary organizations,
state science & technology councils and other autonomous
organizations in various states including state of Maharashtra.
According to available officials statistics, the union government
have funded 266,473 and 363 research and development projects
at a total cost of Rs. 57.85 crore, Rs. 48.73 crore and Rs.
57.55 crore during the years 2002-2003, 2003-2004 and 2004-2005
respectively in the state of Maharashtra.
This information was given by the Union Minister of Science
& Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Kapil Sibal in the
Lok sabha today.
Source : Press Information
Date : November 30, 2007